INVESTIGATORS THINK ARSON BEHIND WHISTLING POST TAVERN FIRE April 12, 2012
Whistling Post Tavern shown fully involved in flames early Tuesday morning April 10, 2012. Photos courtesy Alecia Wiedeman and Marilyn Martin.
SKYKOMISH, WA) -- King County Fire Investigators say the early morning Tuesday blaze that destroyed the historic Whistling Post Tavern in Skykomish was likely started to conceal a burglary.
“When investigators arrived they discovered the phone lines to the century old building had been cut and money was stolen from the automatic teller machine (ATM) located inside the building,” said Sergeant Cindi West of the King County Sheriff's Office.
Read the full report in the Sky Valley Chronicle’s front page feature story from April 11here